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Thursday, April 9, 2020
Coronavirus – Africa: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, April 2, 2020/ -- African Union Member States (49) reporting COVID-19 cases (5,940), deaths (210), and recoveries (426) by region: Central (409 cases, 26 deaths, 17 recoveries): Burundi...
On Thursday 26th March 2020, a group of women street vendors who had been selling food items were attacked and beaten by law enforcement officials, police officers and Local Defense Units (LDUs). The attack took place not long after...
The African region is witnessing a rapid rise in the number of reported confirmed COVID-19 cases BRAZZAVILLE, Congo (Republic of the), March 26, 2020/ -- The African region is witnessing a rapid rise in the number of reported confirmed COVID-19...
Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore on the disruption of immunization and basic health services due to the COVID-19 pandemic NEW YORK, 26 March 2020: “Around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic is overstretching health services as health workers are...
Several ominous signs indicate that the Qaeda affiliate, the Shabab, is seeking to expand its lethal mayhem well beyond its home base, and attack Americans wherever it can. Al Qaeda’s branch in Somalia, the terrorist group’s largest and most active...
For countries in Africa and other areas where health resources are limited, a little-understood pandemic such as COVID-19 is a challenge that requires a whole-of-society response NAIROBI, Kenya, March 22, 2020/ -- By Siddharth Chatterjee, United Nations Resident Coordinator to...
President Donald Trump lashed out on Friday at the network that normally covers him so favorably over a new national poll that shows him losing hypothetical head-to-head popular vote matchups against all six of the top Democratic presidential candidates. “Worst Polls, just...
U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and Taliban deputy leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar inked the deal in an opulent hall in a five-star hotel in Dohar, Qatar. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo witnessed the signing. The agreement lays out a path...
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak – ousted by the military in 2011 – has died in Cairo at the age of 91. Mubarak spent three decades in office before a popular uprising swept Egypt. He was found guilty of complicity in...
Act now or risk losing cheetahs from the wild within a decade, a leading conservationist has warned. leading conservationist warns species could be wiped out within a decade without urgent action Dr Laurie Marker, founder of the Cheetah Conservation Fund, visited...